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BOURCIER: Bobby Unser Was Pure 500
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BOURCIER: Bobby Unser Was Pure 500

BOURCIER: Bobby Unser Was Pure 500

INDIANAPOLIS — For the rest of time, he will be remembered best for two things: His mastery of Indianapolis Motor Speedway and a towering confidence that showed in his driving, his walk and his talk.But in 1963, when he first found out he’d be racing at Indy, Bobby…
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SHEHEEN: A Trip Through Indy’s History
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SHEHEEN: A Trip Through Indy’s History

SHEHEEN: A Trip Through Indy’s History

MOORESVILLE, N.C. — We had the opportunity to take in the GMR Grand Prix for the first time at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, and it was tremendous to see fans back at the world’s most famous race course.It was great to spend time with two of the sport’s living legends…
SEELMAN: Charlotte Helps Bring NASCAR Full Circle
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SEELMAN: Charlotte Helps Bring NASCAR Full Circle

SEELMAN: Charlotte Helps Bring NASCAR Full Circle

CONCORD, N.C. — Walking back inside Charlotte Motor Speedway on Friday morning after more than a year away from the track I grew up sitting in the stands at felt like sliding on a comfortable pair of shoes.It was more than just coming back to a race track. It was coming…
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FROST: Racing Charities & Foundations Give Back
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FROST: Racing Charities & Foundations Give Back

FROST: Racing Charities & Foundations Give Back

WILMETTE, Ill. — The early part of the year signals the start of racing, pleasing the entire motorsports industry.  It also brings tax-filing season, which affects racing-related businesses in numerous fashions.This month, we will take a look into the business of nonprofits…
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KNUTSON: Aston Martin’s Mistake
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KNUTSON: Aston Martin’s Mistake

KNUTSON: Aston Martin’s Mistake

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. — The 2020 Racing Point car was a direct copy of the championship-winning 2019 Mercedes and, therefore, the Racing Point was one of the fastest cars in the Formula One field last year.That the team often failed to exploit the advantage is another…
BYRD: A Double Podium Weekend In Alabama
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BYRD: A Double Podium Weekend In Alabama

BYRD: A Double Podium Weekend In Alabama

Editor’s Note: Nathan Byrd is a 21-year-old racer who is embarking upon an intense racing schedule that will see him race in more than 10 different series and multiple forms of race cars, including sprint cars, asphalt late models, formula cars and midgets. SPEED SPORT…
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WADE: Keeping Race Tracks In Business
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WADE: Keeping Race Tracks In Business

WADE: Keeping Race Tracks In Business

SNOHOMISH, Wash. — Jason Fiorito knew it didn’t make sense — at least not financially.But keeping Pacific Raceways, the Northwest’s premier multi-use motorsports facility, open this year seemed right morally.“If we were making a strictly business decision, we would…
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FENWICK: A Big Day For Josh Berry
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FENWICK: A Big Day For Josh Berry

FENWICK: A Big Day For Josh Berry

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Emotion is perhaps the best element of not only motor­sports, but sports in general.The thrill of victory, the agony of defeat and everything in between make sport we love more memorable, not only for spectators but for the participants as well.That…
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HEDGER: Memories Of An Old Friend
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HEDGER: Memories Of An Old Friend

HEDGER: Memories Of An Old Friend

BALLSTON SPA, N.Y. — The recent passing of “Jumpin’” Jack Johnson at age 76, after nearly a decade of being bed-ridden with ALS, brought back many memories of a golden era of the sport.When Johnson was at the top of his game, so were fellow Hall of Famers “Barefoot…
BYRD: Racing A NEMA Midget For The First Time
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BYRD: Racing A NEMA Midget For The First Time

BYRD: Racing A NEMA Midget For The First Time

Editor’s Note: Nathan Byrd is a 21-year-old racer who is embarking upon an intense racing schedule that will see him race in more than 10 different series and multiple forms of race cars, including sprint cars, asphalt late models, formula cars and midgets. SPEED SPORT…
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